Seasurfer is the Hamburg-based band around songwriter & fuzz-reverb-lover Dirk Knight, forgoing the way of the conventional band by working together with a collective of singers & musicians to assist in building his idea of sound.
Today, Hamburg-singers Apolonia and Änni Bird and Englishman Steven Burrows (And Also The Trees) on bass are in the band. Back in the Nineties Dirk was in the so called “Heavenly Voices” scene with his former band Dark Orange on the German cult-label HYPERIUM, collaborating with the likes of Robin Guthrie from Cocteau Twins.
For the lovers of beautiful noise, Seasurfer is definitely something to get excited for. Beneath tons of everb, delays and fuzz, emerge genuine pop gems. If their debut album Dive In, released in 2014 on Saint Marie, caused a stir in the shoegaze scene all around the world, their 2017’s sophomore Under the milky way… who cares, also on Saint Marie, is another piece of groundbreaking shoegaze. The band supported the record with several club and festival shows in Germany that same year.
Their noisy and dreamy yet powerful sound, which Dirk himself dubbed “dream punk”, brought them huge acclaim amongst lovers of bands like Slowdive, My Bloody Valentine and Cocteau Twins.
Over the years Seasurfer got to collaborate with members of Trespassers William, Whimsical, Jaguwar, Last Leaf Down and the already mentioned Robin Guthrie from Cocteau Twins. At the moment, Dirk is working with Kirlian Camera singer, Elena Alice Fossi from Italy/USA to release a two track single, also out in 2018 on Saint Marie.
[August 04, 2018]
Dream Punk, Noise Pop
Base: Hamburg, Deutschland
… “Into Dust“